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I now have Fernando by ABBA stuck in my head and therefore will have to watch Muriel's Wedding when I get home.

Posted by monkey | May 21, 2007 12:10 PM

Weren't there some gay penguin parents in the news a little while ago?

Posted by Quinn | May 21, 2007 12:38 PM

gay parents are so 2006.

intersexed parents are 2007.

Posted by maxsolomon | May 21, 2007 12:41 PM

Do any gay couples chase hetero parents out of the hospital for their baby? That would be funny.

I'd do it if I didn't hate kids.

Posted by Mr. Poe | May 21, 2007 12:45 PM

You guys, I am not kidding about this -- we have two male parakeets named Carlos and Fernando. Well, Carlos died recently, and now we have Alfred and Fernando, but still -- Carlos and Fernando were a couple for many years. I'll bet they would have adopted too. I wonder if every city in the United States has a gay male bird couple with this name.

Posted by Carlos & Fernando's Daddy | May 21, 2007 12:54 PM

Ha! That's awesome.

RIP Carlos

Posted by sniggles | May 21, 2007 1:30 PM

Still time to see "Against Nature", the exhibition about gay animals, at the Natural History Museum in Oslo:

Posted by bma | May 21, 2007 6:33 PM

They would be flamingos. Is there a gayer bird to be found in the world?

Posted by Bento | May 21, 2007 10:01 PM

UhÖ gee. Making milk with their throats, huh? Thatís talent.

Certainly is, especially for non-mammals, unless they've been reclassified and nobody told me. Hey, if the Catholic church can declare aquatic mammals to be fish ( ) who am I to argue :-)

Posted by Boz | May 22, 2007 3:49 AM

@8: Yeah ... "flaming" is even right in the name.

Posted by Gloria | May 22, 2007 4:58 AM

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